I. Original Sources

A. ARCHAEOLOGICAL

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South Indian Inscriptions, Vol. IX, Part I and Part II, Miscellaneous Inscriptions in Kannada, Ed. R.Shamasastry and N. Lakshminarayan Rao, 1986.

____ Vol.X, Telugu Inscriptions from Andhra Pradesh, Ed,J. Ramayya Pantalu, 1986,

____ Vol. XI, Bombay – Karnataka Inscriptions, Ed, C.R. Krishnamacharlu, 1986.

____ Vol. XIII, Chola Inscriptions, Ed.G.V.Srinivasa Rao, 1986.

____ Vol. XIV, Pandya Inscriptions, Ed.A.S.Ramanath Ayyar,1986.

____ Vol. XV, Bombay – Karnataka Inscriptions, Ed, P.B.Desai, 1988.

____ Vol. XX, Bombay – Karnataka Inscriptions, Ed. G.S.Gai, 1988.

Inscriptions in Kannada Districts of Hyderabad State, Ed. P.B.Desai, Hyderabad State Archaeological Series.

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Epigraphica Indica,

Annual Reports on Indian Epigraphy.

Annual Reports on South Indian Epigraphy.

Annual Reports of Hyderabad State Archaeological Department, Ed P.Srinivasa Chary, 1917 – 18, 1921 – 24.

Mysore Archaeological Department, Annual Reports.

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Subjects Vol.II: Gazetteer, New DeLhi, 1989.

Vijayanagara – Progress of Research, Ed.Dr.M.S.Nagaraja Rao, 2Vols.. Directorate of Archaeology & Museums, Mysore, I 983m 1985.

Vijayanagar Inscriptions, Ed.B.R.Gopal, 3 Vols, Mysore, 1983, 1986, 1990,

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Inscriptions of Western Gangas, Ed.K.V.Ramesh, New Dethi, 1984.

B. ARCHIVAL

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____ Irrigation Administration Reports of P.W.D.

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____ Census of India, Part 1, 1891.

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____ Study of Problems of Minor Irrigation, Plan Evaluation Division, Planning Commission, 1961.

____ Report of the Krishna – Godavari Commission, 1962.

____ Indian Irrigation Commission Report, 1972 Vol.1.

____ Guidelines for Farmers’ Participation in Water Management, Ministry of Water Resources, 1987.

Government of Karnataka, Sources of Irrigation and Area Irrigated in Karnataka from 1950 – 51 to 1970 – 71, Bureau of Economics & Statistics, Bangalore, 1974.

____ Minor Irrigation Statistics in Mysore State on 31.3.1969, Chief Engineer, General P.W.D., Bangalore.

____ Manual on Maintenance of Minor Irrigation Works, Chief Engineer, MI & PH, P.W.D., Bangalore, 1976.

____ Achievements fl Minor Irrigation in Karnataka State for Two Decades – 1956 – 57 to 1976 – 77, Chief Engiveer, Ml & PH, P.W.D. Bangalore, 1977.

____ Economic Analysis of Desilting of Tanks, with special reference to Malnad, Planning Department, 1 97g.

____ Handbook on Hydrometeorology and Hydrology of Karnataka, Part I, Vols.I & II, Chief Engineer, WRDO, p.W.D., Bangalore, 1980.

____ Karnataka Revenue Manual, 1986.

____ Public Investment in Irrigation in Kamataka – Issues in Financial Management, Special Studies Division, Planning Department, 1987.

____ Medium Irrigation Projects under Control of MI Zone, Chief Engiveer, MI.P.W.D., Bangalore, 1989.

____ Minor Irrigation Statistics at a Glance, Chief Engineer, MI, Bangalore, 1989.

____ National Workshop on Tank Irrigation Proctices and Irrigation Management in Vijayanagar Channel in Kamataka, Irrigation Department Souvenir, Munirabad, Nov. 1991.

Government of Mysore, Records Connected with the Tank System in Mysore, Karnataka State Archives.

____ Administration Reports of Mysore State, 1862 – 63 to 1950 – 51.

____ Administration Reports of P.W.D Mysore State, 188 1 – 82 to 1958 – 59.

____ Papers Relating to Survey and Settlement of Chitaldurg, Shiomga, Hassan, Kadur and Kolar – 1867 – 1877, Karnataka State Archives.

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____ Atlas of Mysore State, 1902.

____ Report of the Committee on Tank Maintenance Scheme – 1902 – As contained in the Government Order No.5251 – 61 – Agri – 626 – 08 – 6 dated 15th December 1904.

____ Season and Crop Reports, 1906 – 07 to 1959 – 60.

____ Papers relating to Enfranchisement of Kodagi Inams – 1911, Karnataka State Archives.

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____ Tank Manual – Mysore State – 1916, Karnataka State Archives.

____ Proceedings of the Mysore Representative Assembly.

____ Report of the Irrigation Cess Fund Special Committee, 1q38.

____ Report of the Nagan Gawda Committee to Examine the Question of Scales of Water – Rate and Contribution in respect of Irrigation Works in the Mysore State, 1955.

____ Cauvery Reservoir Land Compensation Manual, Kamataka State Archives.

____ Mysore Taxation and Resources Enquiry Committee – 1969, Second Report, 1971.

____ Mysore Revenue Manual Vol – I, Karnataka State Archives.

C. LITERARY

Kautilya’s Arthasastra (tr.)R.Shamasastry, 8th Edn. Mysore, 1967.

Vijnaneswara, The Mitakshara on Yajnavalkya (tr.) J.R.Gharpure, 2nd Edn., Bombay 1939.

Lokopakara, (ed) H.Sesha Iyengar, Madras, 1950.

Sivatattva Ratnakara of Keladi Basava Raja, Eds. P.Sundara Sastri, Madras, 1927.

D. GAZETTEERS

Gazetteer of Mysore and Coorg, B.L. Rice, Bangalore, 1876.

Mysore – A Gazetteer compiled for Government, B.L. Rice, 1897.

Mysore Gazetteer, C.H.Ro, Bangalore, 1930.

Imperial Gazetteer, Calcutta, 1907.

Gazetteer of Bombay Presidency, Belgaum District, 1884.

____ Dharwad District, 1884.

____ Kanara District, 1883.

____ Bijapur District, 1884.

Madras District Manual, Bellary District, John Kelsall, 1872, W. Francis,

____ South Canara District, 1894.

Hyderabad District Gazetteers, Tables Volume, 1931 – 36.

Karnataka State Gazetteers Ed., Dr. Suzyanath U, Kainath, Parts I & II, and Gazetteers for all the districts of the State.